How to Apply for Positions

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You will need to read the following information
in order to successfully complete an on-line application:

  • For your convenience, you may complete your application on-line. This can be done from any computer that has internet access i.e. your home, a public library or the Nebraska Workforce Development Offices.

  • You will need to use a computer and have the ability to type since you will be entering information to create an application. You will also have the option to copy and paste a resume and other documents if desired.

  • To apply for internal positions within DHHS you must be a current employee of the agency.

  • You must have an e-mail account and address. Communications will occur with you to you via e-mail. If you do not have an e-mail address, you may create a free email address by visiting sites such as or

  • Typing and/or data entry tests may be taken at State Personnel or at any Workforce Development Office. These tests are valid for one year.

  • You will need to have your employment information with you to include the following: previous employer’s names, address, phone number and dates of employment. Job duties and the reason for leaving need to be thorough and complete with no spelling errors. Be sure to include any additional training you have received if it relates to the positions you are interested in.

  • You will need to review your application carefully before submitting it to a job position to make sure it includes all the necessary information.

  • The State Personnel-Talent Edge website allows you to create job “Interest Cards” by entering your contact information and indicating the types of jobs you are interested in, the system will match job opportunities to your interests and send you e-mail notices when positions are posted.

  • Once you have completed your application in Talent Edge, it will remain in the database for a period of up to 1 year. You will have the ability to edit your saved application whenever changes need to be made.

  • You will be able to search Talent Edge daily by clicking on “ Search for Jobs” in the column on the right side of the screen to view all job postings or indicate the occupational category you wish to search. Be sure to check for closing date and submit your application in a timely manner in order to be considered.

  • Once you have submitted your application for a specific job position, you will not have the ability to submit it again or make changes for that same position but you will be able to logon with your user ID and password that you established to check the status of your application.

  • For questions please contact the DHHS Human Resources Department at 402-471-9439 or State Personnel at 402-471-2075.